COLDWATER, Mich. – Two adults and a teenager have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into a southern Michigan prison, according to Michigan State Police.
The alleged plot at Lakeland Correctional Facility in Coldwater was discovered Saturday, authorities said. Prison officials asked state police to investigate.
A 33-year-old Adrian woman, her 15-year-old daughter and a 20-year-old man, also from Adrian, were arrested on multiple felony charges. Their names have not been released pending court appearances.
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Authorities said an investigation showed several prisoners were also allegedly involved and they’ll seek additional charges.
The teen was released to a family member and Child Protective Services was called.